By Esther Bender
In a different selection of brief writings, meditations, poetry, own pictures, and laptop photos, the writer stocks with readers the way in which she copes with the disabilities concerned with Parkinson's affliction. She recommends writing mishmash in an effort to care for any emotion-laden occurring in lifestyles. She stocks together with her readers the discouragements and highlights of a existence with Parkinson's ailment and claims that lifestyles consistently has which means. images of pottery by means of Lynn Lais aid to hold the metaphor of the grasp Potter shaping the clay--human beings.
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We are all the work of your hand. Isaiah 64:8, adapted Page 6 Contents The Potter-Artist 8 The Author 8 The Potter and the Clay All on earth cry to the Potter 9 A message from the Potter 10 A cry from the clay 11 Humansthe crowning work of art 12 Hallmarks of a master potter 13 A purpose for the clay 14 The Clay Communicates by Writing Writing is the making of a stew 15 Writing is fun! 16 Invitation and freedom to write 17 Writing is communicating 18 Writing is creating 19 Experiment with writing 20 About Parkinson's Disease and the Disease Process Writing about disability is the peeling of an onion 21 What is Parkinson's?
In God we live and move and have our being. Acts, 17:28, adapted Page 28 Rejecting the Disease Help, Lord! Help, Lord! I have Parkinson's. Please don't let this disease progress. I want to be a wife and a friend and lover, as on our honeymoon. When our car broke down, I wheeled us down Cape Hatteras in that old Rent-a-Wreck, rusted, no paint left, no third gear. The wind blew my hair and that white floppy hat! The sun was in our laughter, the ocean in our ears. Our car broke downwhat a blessing!
Then he said, Now shut your eyes. Look for the shower of light. That will mean we are very close to your center of vision. I shut my eyes and was not afraid. The loving Presence was beside me. I didn't want to lose my sight. I would concentrate. Then I saw the shower of light, fireworks of the brain, a mental Fourth of July. I put up my hand to let them know I saw it. Again and again, I announced the light. At last, my brain was mapped, not once, but several times. There would be no second chances.
A Cry from the Clay by Esther Bender